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Quick decision to seek care can prevent death and improve health among older adults with  hip fracture 

Sudhir Raj's work at The George Institute is focused on two projects, the NHMRC-GACD funded program 'Developing the evidence base for a national salt reduction program for India', and ‘Science of salt’ project funded by  the Canadian Stroke Network and the George Institute for Global Health. 

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Less than 10% of Indian patients with advanced kidney failure patients have access to Renal Replacement Therapy, while up to 70% of those starting dialysis die or stop treatment, due to cost, within the first 3 months. 

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The George Institute for Global Health, in partnership with UNICEF  and Reuters, has endeavoured to  develop educational programs for journalists in an effort to address the challenges of   public health starting with improving immunization coverage and vaccine up-take in India.

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India needs to resist controversial trend to change guidelines for people with diabetes and continue focus on aggressive, targeted blood pressure lowering treatment.

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In India, back pain can affect 35% of people living in urban centres and one fifth of those in rural settings.

India can learn from the experience of Australia and reduce the number of fatalities on its roads by following a safe systems approach and by ensuring the principle of shared responsibility and commitment towards vision zero.

Can mobile technology be scaled up to offer improved care for people suffering from cardiovascular disease and hypertension? 

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Today, fewer people are dying from pneumonia and diarrheal diseases in India, according to a new, comprehensive analysis of trend data from 188 countries. 


It is with much sadness that we mark the passing away last week of Professor Wang Hai Yan, a member of our external Research and Development Advisory Committee (RADAC).